Georgia Blazers in Music City Tournament

Blazers Faced Stiff Competition at Music City Tournament

The Georgia Blazers traveled to Franklin, TN for the 2012 Music City Madness Wheelchair Basketball Southern Regional Qualifying Tournament, the last major tournament prior to the 2012 NWBA National Tournament. Both the Blazer’s Varsity and Prep Team opened the tournament with a 9:30 am game on Friday, February 25.

The Blazer’s Prep Team had to play a player short because second year player TK Reese was out for the season with a broken leg. The Blazers entered the Music City tournament ranked #1 with a perfect 7-0 season. Their first game was against 4th ranked Turnstone Flyers (IN). The Blazers jumped out to a 16-8 first half lead, led by Josh Joines and Samuel Armas who had 10 and 6 first half points respectively. The second half was more of the same, with the Blazers tightening their defense a bit and keeping the offense moving. The Blazers win 30-14.  Josh Joines led all scorers with 18 points. Sam Armas scored 10 and Chance Boyd had 2 points.The Prep Team’s second game was against 3rd ranked Grand Rapids Junior Pacers. The Pacers were a fast, good shooting team and gave the young Blazers their toughest game of the season. The Pacers led at halftime 21-10. The Blazers changed up their defense in the second half, but could not hold back strong shooting Pacers.  The Blazers lost their first game of the year, 41-24. Josh Joines again led the Blazers with 16 points.  Samuel Armas had 6 and Cameron Elzey scored 2 points.   Read more…   

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